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Plural Nouns Within Summary - Definitions

Bus

Buses

The bus I take stops directly outside the University.

Buses come past here every fifteen minutes.

Definition: a large vehicle used for carrying people on a particular route

Address

Addresses

I need Andrew's address to send him his birthday present.

Could you please collect the students e-mail addresses to send them the homework content.

Definition: physical place of residence; to send an envelope, package, letter etc.

Dish

Dishes

This dish is dirty. We should wash it.

Please put your dishes in the kitchen sink once you have finished eating.

Definition: a bowl, plate etc. which food is served in; food that is prepared in a particular way

Branch

Branches

branch is dirty. We should wash it.

When Joseph was climbing the tree he held on tightly to the branches.

Definition: a part of a tree that grows out from the trunk

Class

Classes

There are thirty students in our class.

I would like to take some classes online.

Definition: a group of students who meet in person or online to be taught a subject or activity

Watch

Watches

I cannot tell you what the time is as my watch is broken.

I would like to look at your collection of watches. I would like to buy one for my husbands birthday.

Definition: a device generally worn on a the wrist; displays time

Flash

Flashes

Jake ran past us in a flash. He is the fastest runner at my school.

I can see flashes of lightning.

Definition: a sudden bright light; sudden appearance; sudden occurence

Box

Boxes

Christina and Kevin ate the entire box of chocolates.

These boxes are going to the kitchen and those boxes are to be unpacked in the bedroom.

Definition: typically rectangular in shape; with or without cover; generally used for storage

Lady

Ladies

The lady at the supermarket was very friendly.

The ladies eating lunch together were dressed beautifully.

Definition: a polite woman; a woman behaving in a polite way

Country

Countries

My dad is currently in another country.

Last summer we visited ten different countries.

Definition: an area of land controlled by own government; area known for particular feature or activity

Party

Parties

I am going to a party tonight.

My friends love having parties.

Definition: an organized social event;

Memory

Memories

My memory has been improving since I began eating fish.

I have some wonderful memories of Paris.

Definition: things learned and kept in the mind; process of remembering

Boy

Boys

That boy is in my class.

The boys played a good game of basketball.

Definition: a young male; a young man

Key

Keys

This is the key for the front door.

My keys must be somewhere.

Definition: usually a metal object; used to bolt a lock if turned in the correct lock; used to open locked doors

Toy

Toys

His auntie bought him a new toy to play with.

Esther gets spoiled on her birthday. She is always given lots of toys.

Definition: objects of entertainment generally given to children; something a child plays with

Day

Days

Have a nice day.

We are going to have terrible weather over the next few days.

Definition: a 24 hour period beginning at midnight; one of the seven periods of time that make a week

Loaf

Loaves

I have baked a loaf of bread to have with dinner.

Could you please buy two loaves of bread?

Definition: baked bread; an amount of baked bread; long, round or square in shape

Knife

Knives

I need a knife to cut the apple.

I need to sharpen all of my knives because they are blunt.

Definition: generally a sharp blade attached to a handle; used for cutting

Thief

Thieves

A thief broke into my home last night and stole my jewelry.

Jessica saw thieves robbing an elderly lady.

Definition: a person or people who steal

Life

Lives

Marcus has lived a full life. He had experiences most people only dream of.

They have their lives completely organized.

Definition: experience of being alive; period of time when someone is alive; ability to grow, change, develop

Tomato

Tomatoes

My recipe requires one ripe tomato.

I will ask Richard to buy me some tomatoes for the pasta sauce.

Definition: a red fruit; round, soft; eaten raw or cooked; often used in salads, sandwiches, sauces

Zoo

Zoos

Mr Jones doesn't want to take us to the zoo.

San Diego zoo is one of the biggest zoos in the world.

Definition: a place where animals of many kinds are kept; for public entertainment

Hero

Heroes

Who is your favorite super hero? Mine is the Flash.

They have become national heroes for all their help within the community.

Definition: someone who is admired; admired for acts of bravery or fine qualities

Radio

Radios

Could you please turn the radio up? I love this song.

The stores radios need to be replaced.

Definition: system or process used for sending and receiveing signals; device used to receive broadcasts

Man

Men

Please follow this man to his office, he can help you.

There were three men involved in the accident.

Definition: male adult

Woman

Women

That woman always wears beautiful clothes.

The women working the salon can help me decide my new hair style.

Definition: female adult

Mouse

Mice

I saw a mouse in their garage.

They had to get rid of the mice in their home.

Definition: a rodent; a small animal with a pointy nose and long tail

Mouse

Mice

I saw a mouse in there garage.

They had to get rid of the mice in their home.

Definition: a rodent; a small animal with a pointy nose and long tail

Foot

Feet

He was bitten by a spider on his foot.

Most people hate smelly feet!

Definition: connected to the ankle; part of the leg which an animal or person stands on and moves

Person

People

There is a person crossing the street.

There are six people waiting at the pedestrian crossing.

Definition: a human being; more than one human being - somehow linked by common interest

Year

Years

This year has been difficult. I am looking forward to the new year.

Rachel is 42 years old.

Definition: unit of time; equal to 12 month; equal to 365 days; January to December; talking about age

School

Schools

My school has a great

Their children all go to different schools.

Definition: an organisation that provides education and instruction; institution for teaching

Table

Tables

We need to buy a new dining table.

Mark showed us the data tables. Our numbers are down.

Definition: a piece of furniture with one or more legs with a flat surface where you may eat, work etc.; facts or numbers displayed systematically, usually displayed in columns.

House

Houses

Gemima would like to build a new house.

The houses in this neighbourhood are beautiful.

Definition: a place where a person or family may live; a residence.